On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Back to the Future" directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

CBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Tinker Bell's first nightly flight at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Minami Keisuke, Japanese singer and actor.

Famous Deaths

  • Cooney Weiland, Canadian NHL forward (Boston Bruins), dies at 80
  • Frank Selke, Canadian ice hockey manager, dies at 92